[Spridgets] bearing noise

Guy R Day grday at btinternet.com
Thu Sep 16 15:25:10 MDT 2010

I've got to go with Ed on this one.
There are U-J's with grease nipples set into a corner of the cross shaft and 
those without any at all.  I have never seen an 'over the counter' U-J for a 
LBC with the grease nipple in the endcap.
However, have a look at.....
 http://media.noria.com/sites/archive_images/Backup_200605_Product-Review---TrueLube.jpgand the lubrication goes through the endcaps on that.If it is a freshly replaced U-J that is vibrating it may suggest one of theneedle rollers has slipped out of place and is crushed in the assembly orthe yolk is not centralised.Guy R Day----- Original Message -----From: "Michael Rowe" <mdrowe at optonline.net>To: "Shop at " Just Brits "" <shop at justbrits.com>;<spridgets at autox.team.net>Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2010 8:58 PMSubject: Re: [Spridgets] bearing noise>> I gotta add that in my 50+ish years of LBC wrenching, I have>> NEVER seen a LBC U-joint like that.  And that covers about>> 27+ makes/models.>> Have you ever seen one with no zirks at all?  That is what I took out ofthere and it had clearly been in place for many years without grease.  Theshafts were scolloped from needle wear.>> Michael Rowe _______________________________________________>> Donate: http://www.team.net/donate.html> Suggested annual donation  $12.75> Archive: http://www.team.net/archive> Forums: http://www.team.net/forums> Unsubscribe/Manage:http://autox.team.net/mailman/options/spridgets/grday@btinternet.com>>

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